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About Tyson Farmer

Tyson Farmer
Tyson Farmer
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Woodstock, GA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Banjo, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Theory, Ukulele, Voice
Education: I studied classical guitar at Kennesaw State University and jazz guitar at Georgia State University. In addition to taking 6 years of vocal lessons through middle and high school, I attended choir classes from 7th grade through my college years, and attended the Governor's Honors program in my junior year for voice (where I minored in advanced theory).
Performance Experience: Performing since 1991, currently playing gigs multiple times each week.
Teaching Experience: Teaching since 1991
Teaching Philosophy: My philosophy is largely centered around providing the service of teaching you something new and making it fun and rewarding! I try to adjust to each student's way of thinking as soon as I can figure it out. From that point on, I try to communicate in their language if I can, and stick with what works for them.

Get to know Tyson Farmer

Hi, my name is Tyson Farmer and I'm a guitar teacher and professional musician who teaches lessons to all kinds of students from different area codes. 
I teach a wide variety of guitar and other instrument styles to students age 10 and up, including rock, jazz, metal, classical, country, 80s rock, classic rock, funk, and many more. I know most people who take music lessons are there for fun and to learn something new and rewarding. So I start by teaching my students the important concepts they need to get them playing quickly- by using the music that THEY are familiar with, like to listen to, and want to play- no "On Top Of Old Smokey" or boring exercises here - I use the music they like! I work at each student's pace and adjust my teaching style to their individual way of thinking. 
I can teach anyone from the absolute "square one" beginner who has never played a guitar or other instrument before, to a musician of any skill level who wants to take it to the next level or get back on track with their playing. I can provide what I like to call a "Fun Lessons Track", where the main goal is to provide a student of any age (younger teenagers to grown adults) with a new, personally rewarding, and fun hobby that they can be proud of. I can also help with specific short or long term goals- preparing any student for a musical "Career Track", college music major placement or auditions, high school senior projects, skills for playing in a school jazz or rock band program or church praise and worship group, tutoring for better grades in music theory class (high school or college level), and much more. 
I believe strongly in shopping around for the right service or product, and I am confident about my teaching abilities, so I offer a free 30 minute, one-on-one, no obligations trial lesson to anyone who asks.
My main goal in all cases is to work with a student's specific musical and instrumental goals if they have any, or to provide the needed lesson plan and walk them through the learning process step by step if they have no idea where to start.

Tyson Farmer teaches at:
12182 Hwy 92
Woodstock, GA 30188
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